The Ultimate Toy Box
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, EAA 820282, spends his money on some really cool stuff like science, shipwrecks, space travel, sports franchises, rare guitars, and movie props. Luckily for us, he also collects airplanes and puts them on display.
In Warbirds Aircraft
Memphis Belle Unveiling
Recently EAA staff attended the opening of the B-17F Memphis Belle exhibit, which honored the first heavy bomber aircraft and crew to complete 25 missions during WWII. It was acquired by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in 2005.
XP-82 - Fate, Circumstance, & Necessity
The XP-82 Twin Mustang has been one of the most highly anticipated warbird restorations in recent memory. After 10 years of perseverance and more than 200,000 man-hours of work, Tom Reilly, EAA 802376, has this rare prototype close to flying again.
If you love warbirds, and if you appreciate seeing rare or, in many cases, truly unique airplanes doing what they were meant to do — fly — then you owe yourself a visit to Chino and the Planes of Fame Air Museum.
Tough and Tougher
Basler Turbo Conversions is one of the only companies in the world that converts piston-engine DC-3s into turbine-powered aircraft. Tour the facility and see what goes into converting these rugged, tough DC-3s into even tougher Basler BT-67s.
Jack Roush - Warbirds of America 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee
History Lives with Warbirds at Airventure 2018
The Warbirds area is always one of the most popular places to visit during AirVenture. Take a look back at some of the ex-military heavy iron that made EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 one of the best yet.